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I see you there 
in the light of the sunset,
Parked at that window,
your eyes beg to connect,
So I pause awhile
for I cannot resist, 85 more words

On the Aging Escalator...the Humor of the gods

“You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you odd.” – Flannery O’Connor

I received a birthday card a while back that read:

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"Our students are already showing empathy and are learning from experiences from the past"

With one final week of our 8 weeks of STEP coming up next week, it was time to get some feedback from the @youthoffthestreets Bowen College School Manager on what she has enjoyed about the program… 85 more words

Intergenerational Program

Wishes and Capacities

And wishes were horses pure (poor) men wald ryde

James Carmichael, Proverbs in Scots # 140, circa 1628

STAMINA:  endurance, staying power, indefatigability, tirelessness

One of the capacities I’ve blithely taken for granted in earlier years was stamina, staying power. 336 more words


The Car in the Brook

After the response from my first poem, I decided to share another one. This one I wrote while at work. Tell me what you think. Thank-you! 109 more words

Ended up the most perfect day!

I went to the doctor this morning and got my treatment. I had no jobs because Mr. 95 year old called and cancelled. I am SO glad he did! 425 more words


A Lesson From Elders

Our elderly can teach us a lot of lessons. The biggest one being one of regret. They regret not taking risks. They regret not stepping out of the norm and into a life they truly loved. 538 more words